When Saying "Sorry" Isn't Enough: Is Some Suicidal Behavior a Costly Signal of Apology?

Human Nature Vol/Iss. 29(115) Springer Published In Pages: 1-25
By Syme, Kristen L., Hagen, Edward H.


The Costly Apology Model will be significantly different from the Bargaining Model and the Inclusive Fitness Model.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Non-negative matrix factorizationPartially SupportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Costly Apology Elements (See table 1)IndependentOffenses And Sanctions, Suicide
Bargaining Model ElementsIndependentNONE
Inclusive Fitness Model ElementsIndependentNONE